Fannie Mae Careers

Accounting Policy Manager

Washington, District of Columbia
Accounting


Job Description

THE COMPANY

Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for housing in America, which means more people can buy or rent a home. We are focused on sustaining the housing recovery, improving our company, and leading change to make housing better.

Join our diverse, high-performing team and make a difference as we work together to enable access to a good home.

For more information about Fannie Mae, visit http://www.fanniemae.com/progress

JOB INFORMATION

Responsible for the delivery of timely and value-added technical accounting support to stakeholders across the organization. Executes technical accounting research and participates in, or leads, special projects.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Delivers guidance and advisory services to stakeholders in connection with the application of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) to new, significant or non-routine transactions executed by the Company including, but not limited to, securitization, investing, funding and financial risk management transactions.
  • Prepares technical accounting analyses that must be well documented, soundly reasoned and demonstrate a clear understanding of covered business activities.
  • Establishes and maintains strong, collaborative working relationships with finance partners and other stakeholders in order to understand the business and to provide ongoing guidance on new business initiatives.
  • Monitors standard setting developments in GAAP that could impact the Company's accounting policies, practices and disclosures.
  • Participates in the presentation of interpretative views to management that pertain to new or non-standard transactions or standard setting developments in GAAP.
  • Collaborates with key stakeholders in driving the implementation of new accounting and reporting requirements while ensuring that the Company's accounting policies comply with new authoritative guidance.
  • Reviews business requirements for new systems, provides direction on systems development (related to accounting functionality) and supports testing efforts on an as needed basis.
  • Reviews select disclosures to be made in the Company's financial statements and collaborates with financial reporting resources to ensure accuracy and completeness of such information.
  • Participates in the development of and delivery of internal accounting and reporting training courses.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

  • 6+ years of related experience

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS


  • CPA License required
  • 6+ years of related experience in the financial services industry required 
  • Public Accounting experience required
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP guidance related to securitization, investing, funding and financial risk management transactions
  • Advanced knowledge and experience preparing technical accounting analyses that are well documented, soundly reasoned, and demonstrate a clear understanding of covered business activities
  • Experience establishing and maintaining strong, collaborative working relationships with finance partners and other stakeholders in order to understand the business and to provide ongoing guidance on new business initiatives

                                             

EMPLOYMENT                

As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to pass to successfully complete a background investigation.

 

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Req ID: 55609